Bearing Types

Industrial bearings suppliers provide a wide variety of bearing types and designs built by manufacturers from all over the world. Here we take a quick look at just a few of the bearings types and their applications. Cylindrical Roller Bearings With a higher radial load carrying capacity than other bearing types, the single cylindrical roller bearing is useful for a wide variety of industrial applications, while the double-row bearing is often used for precision machine tools. Both types of cylindrical roller bearings also boast a high speed capability and usually come with options for the flange configuration. Double-row cylindrical roller bearings also have a higher level of radial rigidity, with either the inner or outer rings featuring two ribs and […]

Sumitomo Concentric

Sumitomo have been producing superior gearboxes and speed reducers for the best part of a century. Their product names have even become synonymous with the type of device they represent. Here we take a closer look at a couple of the products in the Sumitomo Concentric range, specifically the Cyclo Drive which is widely regarded as one of the best speed reducers on the market. Sumitomo Concentric CYCLO Drive These Sumitomo gearboxes boast high strength and reliability due to the proprietary Cyclo mechanism. This unique Cyclo mechanism is also highly durable and provides an extended operating life. One of the best features of this speed reducer from the Sumitomo Concentric range is the break-resistant teeth. In contrast to regular gear […]

V-Belt Installation Guide

This v-belt installation guide will show you what you need to do to prepare the pulleys for a new variable speed belt, as well as the best method for installing the belt itself. Let’s begin. Check Pulleys for Damage and Debris Before beginning the installation of V belts, Yorkshire-based supplier YB Components recommend giving the variable speed pulleys a thorough check for wear and tear. Also look out for dirt, debris and other foreign material which should be cleaned or removed before beginning to install the variable speed belt. When a variable speed pulley is worn out, it should be replaced immediately to maintain a good contact between the pulley and belt. Continuing to operate with a worn out variable […]

10 Most Common Causes of Machinery Failure

Machinery parts and gearboxes suppliers like YB Components often help customers mend broken machinery with replacement parts as well as advice on proper usage and maintenance. It places them in a unique position to understand the many different problems that affect industrial machinery. Calling upon many years of experience dealing with all manner of problems that affect industrial equipment, here is a list of the top ten issues that cause machinery failure, and how to prevent them. 1. Poor Maintenance It is crucial that you put in place a regular maintenance schedule that ensures all lubrication points are checked daily, all variable speed belts are monitored for wear and tear and that the likes of rollers and chains have not […]

Supror Gear Reducers

The gearboxes and gear reducer manufacturer Supror has a produced a series of products designed for maximum efficiency and operational stability. Here we take a quick look at one of their special worm gear reducers as well as their SPN Series of planetary reducers. S Helical Gear Worm Reducer The development and construction of the S-model of Supror’s helical worm gear reducers uses a unique low-noise gear tooth profile design and features an optimisation design concept with the use of finite element analysis software. They have been specifically designed to meet the many different requirements across a wide variety of industries. One of the main functional advantages of the Supror S Helical Gear Worm Reducer is that it can be […]